Louis IX


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Louis IX

Known as "Saint Louis." 1214?-1270.
King of France (1226-1270) who was a patron of the arts and literature, led the Seventh Crusade (1248-1254), and died in Tunisia during the Eighth Crusade.
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Louis IX

n
(Biography) known as Saint Louis. 1214–70, king of France (1226–70): led the Sixth Crusade (1248–54) and was held to ransom (1250); died at Tunis while on another crusade
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Noun1.Louis IX - king of France and son of Louis VIIILouis IX - king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
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But what all England did not know De Vac had gleaned from scraps of conversation dropped in the armory: that Henry was even now negotiating with the leaders of foreign mercenaries, and with Louis IX of France, for a sufficient force of knights and menat-arms to wage a relentless war upon his own barons that he might effectively put a stop to all future interference by them with the royal prerogative of the Plantagenets to misrule England.
Impossible to place our Cathedral in that other family of lofty, aerial churches, rich in painted windows and sculpture; pointed in form, bold in attitude; communal and bourgeois as political symbols; free, capricious, lawless, as a work of art; second transformation of architecture, no longer hieroglyphic, immovable and sacerdotal, but artistic, progressive, and popular, which begins at the return from the crusades, and ends with Louis IX. Notre-Dame de Paris is not of pure Romanesque, like the first; nor of pure Arabian race, like the second.
After the crown of thorns, they recovered a cloak said to be worn by the sainted King Louis IX. Other items in the reliquary were shuttled outside, passed hand-to-hand, by the line of rescuers.
Culture Minister Franck Riester said major treasures such as the "Crown of Thorns" and Louis IX's tunic were removed to City Hall, while other relics were taken to the Louvre.
The Holy Crown of Thorns, believed to have been worn by Jesus at his crucifixion, was saved by firefighters, as was a sacred tunic worn by 13th-century French king Louis IX.
The South Rose was gift a from King Louis IX. Both were finished in mid 13th century.
1223-26), the heir to the Capetian realms, was prodigiously talented, energetic, and deeply influential, and she is known for her tireless work in governing the realm for and with her son, the more famous King Louis IX (b.
1250: Ayyubid Muslim forces won a crushing victory over a largely French army of the Seventh Crusade at Al Mansurah in Egypt, capturing the Crusade's leader Louis IX of France.
So we saw the actor look back over the first few centuries of the Dyer lineage, from his Viking forebears - "them what wore the funny hats" and "loved a good tear up" - to France's King Louis IX, who was canonised by Pope Boniface VIII in 1297.
I'm about to be sick in the helmet I think." n Danny Dyer's Right Royal Family (Wednesday, BBC1) saw the EastEnder's geezer discover not only how to live like ancestor Edward III but he is also related to a saint courtesy of Louis IX. He also ate a cow's head, wore a tunic cleaned in urine and fought a watermelon - going through all of it in foul-moutheed Cockney.
There are plenty of memorable moments from filming for Danny, including finding out he was related to a direct descendent of a saint - Saint Louis IX, who was the King of France in the 12th century.